Tag Archives: Child Development

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I Miss My Kid: Tips on Managing Parents’ Separation Anxiety

We don’t often talk about it, but parents can get separation anxiety, too!   Your kid’s first day at Montessori preschool in Manassas, Virginia is a monumental event, and it’s not always easy for parents to accept. Thus, Maple Lawn...

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Building a Strong Relationship with Your Child

All parents want what’s best for their children. Part of that is cultivating a healthy and meaningful relationship with them.   Maple Lawn Montessori of Manassas believes that parents should be active participants in their child’s...

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Should You Set High Expectations for Your Child?

“Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Johnson   There has been a significant amount of research done on the topic of parental expectations and how it can influence the future and outcomes of...

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Are You Unknowingly Shaming Your Child?

Here at Maple Lawn Montessori of Manassas, we treat all of our students with respect and kindness to help them grow into confident and resilient adults in the future.   As a responsible provider of Manassas childcare, we encourage parents...

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Fun Ways to Pass the Time

COVID-19 has forced many schools and businesses across the world to close, and with different health and government authorities giving out stay-at-home orders, you might find yourself – and your children – feeling more cooped up than before....

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The Traumatizing Truth about the 3-Day Potty Training Method

Basically, the 3-day potty training method is where parents are encouraged to fill up their children on their favorite salty snacks and all the juice that they could ever want. The mission – however cruel it may sound – is to fill their tiny...

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